Reston, VA, United States
I specialize in making wooden maple burl jewelry boxes, hand mirrors, usb flash drive, cheeseboards and wine bottle stoppers.
maple burl jewelry boxes, wooden wine stoppers, handmade hand mirrors, wooden usb flash drive key chain, nativity ornaments, intarsia, wooden bird pendants, wood lathe turning, tree of life, wooden christmas ornaments
Skills and Techniques
wood working, intarsia, exotic wood, lathe
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Get to Know
Hello my name is Christina Gurnham. I am a woodworker in Reston, Virginia. I have been wood working for about 5 years now. I specialize in intarsia wood working.
Intarsia uses a scroll saw to cut pieces of wood similar to a puzzle making. these pieces are then shaped and rounded to give depth and character. Then the wood pieces are glued together, a backing, and ornament hook is a applied. Several coats of finish are applied to each piece, which hand sanding in-between. The result is beautiful but time consuming!
I also love to turn wood on a lathe. I use the lathe to make bottle stoppers, USB drives and hopefully some Christmas ornaments this year.
I enjoy doing craft show and meeting customers. I like watching people smile as they purchase my products.
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If you have any questions please contact me! Thanks! Christina
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A bird's eye maple burl box. Sold 4.22.2011
Paduak 4GB usb flash drive. Sold 5.13.2011
Handmade wooden nativity Christmas ornament set. Sold 12.22.2010
Wooden hand mirror with yellowheart rose accent. Sold 12.8.2010